82017Mar
Capitol Hill Report: Thank You for a Record-breaking Neurology on the Hill

Capitol Hill Report: Thank You for a Record-breaking Neurology on the Hill

MARCH 6, 2017  – Victor Faradji, MD By Mike Amery, Esq., Senior Legislative Counsel Neurology on the Hill Successes The American Academy of Neurology’s 15th annual Neurology on the Hill set records again last week with 216 AAN members from 42 states meeting their members of Congress in Washington, DC. AAN advocates visited 272 congressional offices,…

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92014Oct

Safety and efficacy of ALD403, an antibody to calcitonin gene-related peptide, for the prevention of frequent episodic migraine: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, exploratory phase 2 trial

Summary Background Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) is crucial in the pathophysiology of migraine. We assessed the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of ALD403, a genetically engineered humanized anti-CGRP antibody, for migraine prevention Methods In this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, exploratory, proof-of-concept phase 2 trial, patients aged 18–55 years with five to 14 migraine days per 28-day period…

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212012Jun

Dormir Para Vivir Mejor

Dr Carlos Ramirez-Mejia Los problemas relacionados con  el sueño, como los ronquidos y el insomnio, son algunos de los motivos más frecuentes de consulta médica. Sin embargo, el Dr. Carlos RamírezMejía, un médico de Baptist Health especializado en medicina del sueño y neurología, airma que muchas personas desconocen las consecuencias de los trastornos del sueño porque creen que son factores inevitables de la…

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152012May

To Forget: Strategy or Memory Loss?

There are many reasons to forget. Forget who really forgives, unimportant facts are forgotten; one forgets because of being tired or in order to get on with one’s life. To forget does not necessarily indicate memory loss. Alba Rosa Rodriguez, an octogenarian Colombian woman in Miami, remembers milestones from her childhood, such as the death of Carlos Gardel…

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52012Mar

RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME (RLS)

Restless leg syndrome is a disorder characterized by: A disagreeable, uncomfortable sensation in the legs, accompanied by An irresistible urge to move the legs, which is Worse at night and when lying down, with the Discomfort eased with movement, stretching, or walking. RLS affects around 8-10% of Americans. Although the symptoms can occur at any…

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142011Dec
INSOMNIA

INSOMNIA

  Insomnia is a condition characterized by any combination of difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, waking too early in the morning and   feeling unrefreshed the next day. According the National Sleep Foundation, almost half of adult Americans report they have experienced difficulty falling asleep at one point in their lives. Insomnia is the most common…

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